THEY SAID WHAT?
“Nearly two-and-a-half years on from the referendum, we are, both on the EU deal, and on other post Brexit trade deals, still lost in campaign mode on fantasy island. But the time for these fantasies is long past”
– Sir Ivan Rogers, former UK
ambassador to the EU.
“I might be the most bullied person in the world”
– US First Lady Melania Trump.
“You’ll see me huffing and panting at the top. It won’t be a good look” – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge with Prince Harry. “Without the piano, my life would be a disaster – nobody would hold me in any regard. It’s the thing that saved me”
– Musician Jools Holland, above.
“She came up and she said ‘Are you that Craig Revel Horwood from the telly?’ and I said ‘Yes’ and she went ‘Whack!’ and totally smacked me across the face. I couldn’t believe it” – The Strictly judge recalls an incident in a supermarket when he was punched by an old lady, probably in her 80s.
“The impact on the arts of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will be dire. From every corner comes hard evidence that Brexit will do great damage” – Lord (Melvyn) Bragg.
“He was a strange dude. He would take a bottle of glue – we didn’t have glue sticks in those days – and he would pour the glue on his arm, let it dry, peel it off and then eat it” – Stephen Miller, Donald Trump’s former teacher recalls the US President as a schoolboy.